Countdown does Gonzales.
Our No. 2 story in the COUNTDOWN, take out the trash day could also be a Tuesday. If much of the news consuming public is monitoring a war afar from the halls of the capital, where a Senate committee happened to hear the reason there was no Justice Department review of the warrantless NSA domestic spy program is the president ordered that there not be one. Our justice correspondent, Pete Williams, has been good enough to state late with us tonight.
WILLIAMS: OPR says this was the first time, Keith, that is was every prevented from perusing and investigation. And we found out from some internal memos today, that OPR complained that criminal division people at the Justice Department had given permission to do a leak investigation. Civil division people had clearance because they were defending the program from lawsuits, and somebody from the inspector general‘s office, three people there also had it and they were saying why not us? And now we know why....read on